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Blooming Boomers' Beacon, Issue #007-- Mothers Day
May 01, 2019
Remember Mothers Day
Mothers Day is on Sunday, May 12, this year. It's a perfect time to honor not only your own mothers, but all the moms you know.
Motherhood is special and it's scary. Any mom who says she knew exactly what she was doing at every step is a true oddity.
It takes a lot to be a mother, and they never receive enough accolades or praises. Let's heap it on this year. Let them know how much they're appreciated!
We certainly wouldn't be here without them.
If you're stuck figuring out the perfect gift for the moms you know, try the book "The Nathaniel Chronicles." Written by a leading edge Baby Boomer about raising her son, it's funny and poignant.
Most of the experiences are universal and will be recognized by mothers of all ages.
Ideas to exploreNeed a guide for graceful aging? New book by Mary Pipher, "Women Rowing North: Navigating Life's Currents and Flourishing as We Age," is just that. Phoebe Lydia Bailey, Ph.D., shares her take on the book. Women
Don't forget to hydrate. As the days keep heating up, it's critical to your well-being to keep hydrated. Our health and vitality depend on our water intake. Hydrate
How's your social life?. Like it or not, we need to be connected to others to have a life of gusto. Isolation doesn't work. Social
News you can useChildcare changes. Enjoy babysitting opportunities with grandchildren, but notice rules may be different for this generation. New rules
Creatively approach stress. Art therapy sessions help Boomers relax, ease stressful situations. Creative solutions
Back in the groove. Older people feel more youthful when have control over their lives. In control
Extra pounds matter. Study shows obesity is a hazard to your health. Obesity hazard
Dance to your health. More useful tips for a long and healthy life. Healthy living
Celebrity Boomers milestonesSinger Randy Travis turns 60 on May 4
Actor George Clooney turns 58 on May 6
Actress Candice Bergen turns 73 on May 9
Singer/songwriter Billy Joel turns 70 on May 9
Musician Bono (Paul David Hewson) turns 59 on May 10
Singer/songwriter Stevie Wonder (Stevland Hardaway Morris) turns 69 on May 13
Boxer Sugar Ray Leonard turns 63 on May 17
Singer/actress Cher (Cherilyn Sarkisian) turns 73 on May 20
Singer/songwriter Rosanne Cash turns 64 on May 24
Singer Stevie Nicks turns 71 on May 26
Musician Melissa Etheridge turns 58 on May 29
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